Restorative Justice and Healing
What is the role of restorative justice as an instrument for accountability and healing in the context of the Church’s sexual abuse crisis?
Date & Time:
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
MSL 235, Minneapolis Campus
In the wake of the clergy abuse scandal, the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has led the way with programs addressed at healing the harm. Justice Janine Geske has led conversations on restorative justice at the Vatican and throughout the world. Justice Geske will be joined by Father Dan Griffith from Our Lady of Lourdes in Minneapolis. Father Griffith will introduce to restorative justice in a biblical and theological context. Justice Geske will then share more about this work from her experience and introduce and conduct a healing circle.
Janine Geske, former Justice on the Wisconsin Supreme Court and Marquette Law School professor
Father Dan Griffith, Pastor of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Wenger Family Fellow of Law
This event is co-sponsored by the St. Thomas More Society, and Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church.